As featured on NewsNow: Football news

Skipper Neill has swipe at West Ham board

"I think he's been a victim of a board that's come in, given him a lot of money and wanted success immediately," said Neill.

"He spent the money and unfortunately what he spent it on didn't bear fruit. That's not his fault.

"It was just bad luck with injuries. I think he's got to be judged on what happens from now.

"Somebody's got to be the favourite to get the sack first and unfortunately it's him because of the demand at West Ham for success.

"But the odds on him going will soon change if we stick two or three quick wins together.

"It's a slow process and you've got to build a foundation. Matthew Upson summed it up the other day - you can't just buy success in one season, it takes time.

"Time stood still for us for a year because everyone we tried to bring in, in terms of knowledge and experience, was injured."



Support Tribal Football with this great deal from our partners ExpressVPN. You get an extra three months free with the 12-month plan (a saving of 49%!). All plans come with a 30-day money-back guarantee if you change your mind. Click here to try now, risk-free for 30 days - and support Tribal Football in the process.

Video of the day:

About the author

Tribal Football Staff

Have your say
×

Subscribe and go ad-free

For only $10 a year

  1. Go Ad-Free
  2. Faster site experience
  3. Support great writing
  4. Subscribe now
Launch Offer: 2 months free
×

Subscribe and go ad-free

For only $10 a year

Subscribe now
Launch Offer: 2 months free